by Angela Arnold
absolute tigertimes, real and total
mock shots at midday, broad daylight
a taste of blood in your porridge?
a thousand thoughtsworth of silence
in a standing wave
that, simply, your heart can't, won't,
salt on the tip of your soul?
Angela Arnold (she/her) lives in North Wales, UK, and is also an artist and a creative gardener. Her poems have appeared in print magazines, anthologies and online, in the UK and elsewhere. Her collection In|Between looks at ‘inner landscapes’ and relationships (Stairwell Books, 2023). She enjoys her synaesthesia and language/s and is currently learning Welsh.
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